[OS X TeX] Where to put .sty .map .fd files?

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Mon Oct 5 19:23:15 CEST 2015

> On Oct 5, 2015, at 8:30 AM, BELLAICHE André <andre.bellaiche at imj-prg.fr> wrote:
> But my purpose is to allow some people who don't even know that hidden directories as /usr or  the Terminal exist to use the same files and fonts on their own machine. I know it may work by putting all the needed style and font files (more than 200 files) in their the same directory as their work file. 
> I shall try do it using a subdirectory and a style file in the working directory taking all its informations from other style files in the subdirectory, which in turn call the font field in the same directory. 

For inexpert users, an AppleScript may be the easiest. See garamondxInstallSys.zip at


for an example package and an AppleScript app to install it. To see the AppleScript source code, use Show Package Contents on the .app.


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